The Extensions Specialists Fern
Welcome to CC Top Builders. If you are considering an extensions, you have come to right place. For over ten years CC Top Builders does extensions all over Fern, SL8 5 for families wishing to turn the empty roof space in their homes into an extra living area. We have completed literally thousands of extensions over the last ten years and have gained invaluable experience in the construction process but also in ensuring all our customers receive great service.
The best attic conversion company in Fern
Most extensions are completed with in two weeks, and disruption to the household is kept to a minimum. All carpets and flooring are fully covered before commencement of work. All rubbish and debris are taken away on completion of the conversion or extension.
Free Extensions Consultation
We offer free extensions consultations, free quotations and a totally professional service from start to finish. If you want to convert your attic, or need insulation added to your current conversion, renovate or refurbish your house, kitchen or just anything, then call us on 020 3389 8528.
Why Choose CC Top Builders Contractors in London?
- Specialists in extensions in extensions area.
- General Building Work including extensions, sheds etc.
- 10+ years experience.
- Architect Certificate of Compliance (if requested).
- Top quality Velux windows used.
- Dormer windows also available.
- Custom made stairs supplied and installed.
- Choice of wood or plastered finish.
- Most attics completed in under 8 days.
- Full job, start to finish, including plumbing and electrics.
- En-suites installed if required.
- Hip Roof Extensions (subject to planning permission).
- All rubbish taken away on completion of your attic.
- RSJs installed.
- References available on request.
- Free no-obligation quotes.
- Excellent rates.
- Fully Insured.
- See our gallery of pictures for ideas.
- Just want a Velux Window installed? No problem, we can supply and install a Velux in your kitchen or attic.
Nearby areas we cover:home improvement near Fern, SL8 5
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renovation near Little Marlow, SL7 3
house refurbishments near Sheepridge, SL7 3
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home improvement near Wooburn, HP10 0
kitchen refurbishment near Cores End, HP10 0
house renovation near Hawks Hill, SL8 5
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing a builder
Building and refurbishing is not something that we do really often, so it goes without saying that selecting a builder can be a difficult decision with substantial repercussions if you get it wrong. By avoiding these typical errors you’re more likely to take pleasure in a tension free build and eliminate spending plan blow outs.
Selecting the wrong kind of builder
Quite merely, if you are extending or renovating you must just be talking with contractors who are experienced in extensions and restorations, and, if you are building a brand-new home you must only be speaking to home builders who are experienced in new homes. The best new house builder in the area could be the worst choice to construct your extension because there is a lot various about an extension that can quickly catch out a builder without that experience. It is not unusual for brand-new home contractors to present competitive quotes for extension and remodelling projects; however that is frequently because they don’t have the experience to prepare a quote that adequately deals with the intricacies of an extension
Not getting comprehensive quotes
Far a lot of people choose a builder based upon quotes that have a great deal of important products missing out on and that are not transparent. No matter how comprehensive and exhaustive the illustrations might appear, there will normally be a lot of things missing from the drawings that the builder needs to prepare a thorough quote.
If the builders have actually only been provided with plans to prepare their quote there is a high probability that there will be a lot of important items missing out on from the quote and a really high likelihood that will cause extra expenses and potential dispute with the builder. To prevent this you ought to always issue the builders with an extensive Inclusions Schedule in addition to the drawings. Inclusions Schedule’s, like ProSpex guarantee you comprehend exactly what will be consisted of in the quote, warranties that the quotes you get will be far more thorough and transparent, making it a lot easier for everybody included to compare ‘apples with apples’
Assuming that the cheapest quote is the best cost
It is only natural to be drawn to the quote that will conserve you some loan, but if that quote is considerably more affordable than the other quotes then you must be extremely careful before you select that builder. A grouping of similar quotes ought to be providing you some ideas as to exactly what the ideal price is to finish the job. Selecting a builder that has actually provided a quote that is considerably less than other quotes might cause future problems if in reality the builder has actually made a mistake with the quote. The last thing you want is for the builder to take shortcuts and charge for variations down the track
Not understanding jargon in the quote
There are a number of terms that you absolutely should comprehend when assessing quotes. If you don’t, you will be exposed to a greater risk of extra expenses throughout construction and your budget blowing out. There are two essential terms that will be crucial in your evaluation of quotes.
For example, when you see ‘Prime Cost’ items and ‘Provisional Sums’ noted you have to understand that they are allowances only and whilst the builder has a duty to include figures that are practical, there is also a huge variety in the cost of lots of items that could be considered practical. For example, a toilet can be purchased for $250 yet there are likewise toilets available for over 3000. You need to be particularly alert if a quote has a great deal of Provisional Sums in it, as Provisional Sums are in some cases used to make a quote appearance competitive when in truth it might actually be extremely deceptive. Adam Hobill’s book, Nail It!, enters into a lot more information on why it’s so crucial to comprehend Provisional Sums
Not speaking to present customers
It’s easy for contractors to give you the details of a couple of customers who they know have actually mored than happy with their services; and for that reason asking contractors for references is a bit of a wild-goose chase as they are only going to provide you information of people who will state the ideal thing. Rather, you ‘d be much better recommended to ask the builder for the contact information of a few current clients. Present clients will give you feedback that is less contrived and more useful as they are still immersed in the process
Not knowing who you’ll be dealing with
Some contractors will prepare the quote and be the main builder on website day to day, whilst some structure business will have a group of individuals and the person who prepares and provides the quote may not be your primary contact throughout the construct … you may never see them throughout the remainder of the procedure. You’re going to be handling your builder for lots of months and a close working relationship will be vital to guarantee an effective result, so make sure you comprehend who it is that you will be dealing with from day to day
Unknowning what is left out from the quote
Among the very best methods to clarify what is included in the quote is to ask the builder to validate what is omitted from the quote. A bit like reverse engineering, it is a great method to uncover any of those products that might have been presumed by either celebration are either consisted of or left out. Lighting, for instance, frequently produces confusion and ends in difference if it is not made clear at the outset. A builder might estimate for lights, nevertheless that will frequently just include the batten fitting (globe holder) and no light fittings, whereas the client is most likely anticipating that light fittings are consisted of